Possible Improvements of the Framework for ICSID Arbitration
Article from: TDM 4 (2004), in Investor-State Disputes - International Investment Law
The ICSID Secretariat has released a discussion paper on Possible Improvements of the Legal Framework for ICSID Arbitration. Among the improvements considered in the paper are changes to the Arbitration Rules to introduce procedures for the expedited consideration of requests for provisional measures and objections to unmeritorious claims; to increase transparency and public access to the proceedings; and to expand disclosure requirements for arbitrators. The paper also considers the possibility of ICSID establishing a single optional mechanism for the appeal ...